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Reviving the coal industry—One product at a time

By Faye Oney / September 19, 2017

Environmental concerns and decreased demand have contributed to the decline of coal as a fuel source. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory is developing value-added products that may eventually revive the coal industry.

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One degree of Nobel separation (and no, it has nothing to do with Kevin Bacon)

By Jessica McMathis / October 23, 2014

Fun fact: Shuji Nakamura—who along with fellow winners Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano, received the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes—has ties to ACerS.

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Previews of the latest articles in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society

By Eileen De Guire / April 10, 2012

New papers that have been accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society are posted to “Early View” on the Wiley website and can be read even before the issue is printed. Below are summaries of selected papers currently available via Early View. All members of The American Ceramic Society receive free…

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ICC4 Plenary & keynote speakers (part 1): Interest in energy topics abound

By / February 20, 2012

From left, David Bem, Athanasios Konstandopoulos and Gary Calabrese. As ICC4 president Katherine Faber noted last week in her video invitation to the July 15-19 event in Chicago, the congress is designed to foster discussion and planning concerning issues facing the global ceramic and glass communities, and gain insights into emerging opportunities, future business trends and the…

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